State nomination is required for skill visas (subclass 190 and 491), and business & investor visas (subclass 188 and 132). Each State and Territory manage their own nomination program. The following table illustrates the current status of each of these Australian States and Territories.

States / TerritoriesBusiness & Investor NominationSkill Nomination
NSW Open Open
VICOpenOpen
QLDOpenOpen
SAOpenOpen
WAOpenOpen
TASOpenOpen
NTOpenOpen
ACTn/aOpen

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